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UD Announces Record-Breaking Undergraduate Enrollment

While most of the nation's colleges and universities deal with ongoing enrollment challenges, the University of Dallas has announced that for the first time in its 60-year history it has surpassed a total undergraduate enrollment of more than 1,400 students.

3 Things: Events to Anticipate

As we're nearing the end of October the leaves on campus are finally starting to change red and yellow, but of course the green won't start to fade until maybe after Thanksgiving. If you're feeling opportunistic, we urge you to take advantage of the absolutely perfect weather this weekend.

Best Bets: Events to Anticipate, Week of 10/17/16

With midterms this week there are only a handful of events taking place on our Irving campus. Before looking ahead to what events are happening this week, though, we would like to thank our alumni and families for celebrating another wonderful Alumni & Family Weekend. We look forward to having you again next year!

Watching the Gospel Expand: Dan Luby's 36 Years of Teaching

Dan Luby, S.T.L., S.T.D., has taught at the University of Dallas since 1980. After 36 years of dedicated instruction and service, Luby reflects on how education has changed in his time at UD -- and how education in ministry thrives with these changes.

The Rome Experience: 5 Grecian Wonders

As our Romers return from their traditional 10-day Greece trip as part of our acclaimed sophomore Rome Program, we're reminded again of the beauty inherent in the "rosy-fingered dawn" of a Greek sunrise -- like the ones Homer described in The Odyssey -- or the pleasure of eating your first authentic gyro from Athens' marketplace.

22 Ways to Celebrate During Alumni & Family Weekend 2016

Some schools have homecoming. We have Alumni & Family Weekend, during which alumni and their families as well as the families of current students flock to campus to revel in a weekend of companionship and our unique UD community.

Best Bets: Events to Anticipate, Week of 10/10/16

Charity Week officially ends Saturday with three final Oz-themed events to close off the week-long fundraising campaign: the Race for the Rubies 5k at 9 a.m. on the Mall; the Powderpuff Emerald Bowl at noon on the rugby pitch; and a Charity Week Social at 8 p.m. in Braniff foyer. How much will Charity Week raise this year? Check back with us on Monday.

University Names New Building Cardinal Farrell Hall

The University of Dallas has announced a name for its $15 million student services and administration building. Cardinal Farrell Hall will honor Bishop Kevin J. Farrell, who was recently appointed prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life by Pope Francis and will be elevated to cardinal on Nov. 19.

Charity Week Tradition Reunites Junior Class

Next week kicks off the longheld junior class tradition, Charity Week, which lasts Monday through Saturday, where the UD community will rally together to raise funds for three nonprofits that fall in line with the university's Catholic identity -- Project Ultrasound, The Chromosome 18: Registry and Research Society and Heifer International.

UD Announces Online Graduate Youth Ministry Program

Today, the University of Dallas' Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry announced a new online Master of Pastoral Ministry - Youth Ministry (MPM-YM) program for youth ministry leaders across the nation.

UD in the Community: St. Francis Montessori Fosters Family

It took root in a community of friends and neighbors, people who learned from and studied with each other, with the University of Dallas as their common bond. Before its official beginning, what would become St. Francis Montessori consisted of a room in the home of Associate Professor of Theology Christopher Malloy and his wife, Flory.

10th UD Alumnus Appointed Bishop

Pope Francis has named Dallas native Msgr. Robert Coerver, BA '76, as the new bishop of Lubbock -- the 10th University of Dallas alumnus to be appointed a bishop. The appointment was announced yesterday in Washington, D.C., by the papal nuncio of the United States, Archbishop Christophe Pierre.